Talkin' Cloud http://talkincloud.com/rss.xml en Data Center World Global Conference: Managed Services, Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/data-center-world-global-conference-managed-services-cloud-based-disaster-rec <div class="field-deck"> Upcoming Data Center World Global Conference assists IT professionals with cloud </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With Data Center World Global Conference only being weeks away, conference registrants are gathering thoughts, assessing needs and finalizing schedules. Some of the topics to look for at the conference include managed services, disaster recovery in the cloud and going cloud.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/data-center-world-global-conference-managed-services-cloud-based-disaster-rec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/data-center-world-global-conference-managed-services-cloud-based-disaster-rec#comments Cloud Computing Events Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:16:00 +0000 43191 at http://talkincloud.com <p>(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)</p> How to Sell Cloud Backup http://talkincloud.com/blog/how-sell-cloud-backup <div class="node-body blog-body">In the old days, MSPs could get away with specialization. They could deliver one service well--such as storage, security, help desk or email. Provided the quality of service was high and their pricing competitive, they could thrive. These days, that may not be enough. Many MSPs have realized that the more width they can bring to their portfolio, the more attractive their offerings become.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/talkin-cloud-blog">Talkin Cloud Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/blog/how-sell-cloud-backup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/blog/how-sell-cloud-backup#comments Guest Bloggers backup workflow cloud cloud backup data restore email help desk performance bottlenecks personnel demands scalability security storage zetta Talkin Cloud Blog Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:07:00 +0000 43201 at http://talkincloud.com HostingCon San Diego 2015: Have You Registered? http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/03272015/hostingcon-san-diego-2015-have-you-registered <div class="field-deck"> Thousands of professionals from cloud and hosting providers attend each year </div> <div class="node-body article-body">HostingCon 2015 will also be providing some new ways for hosting, cloud and internet infrastructure professionals to connect, learn and socialize. HostingCon is continuing to offer the targeted networking and cutting-edge educational opportunities that have made it an institution in the industry</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/03272015/hostingcon-san-diego-2015-have-you-registered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/03272015/hostingcon-san-diego-2015-have-you-registered#comments Cloud Computing Events Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:10:00 +0000 43181 at http://talkincloud.com <p>HostingCon attendees socialize during lunch.</p> 5 Cloud Computing Funding Stories You Might Have Missed, March 27 http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-funding-and-finance/03272015/5-cloud-computing-funding-stories-you-might-have-missed-march-27 <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Talkin' Cloud compiles this week's list of top cloud funding news stories for readers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Talkin' Cloud has compiled a list of cloud computing financing and venture capital stories for readers who might have missed the news earlier in the week. Here's what we found.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-funding-and-finance/03272015/5-cloud-computing-funding-stories-you-might-have-missed-march-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-funding-and-finance/03272015/5-cloud-computing-funding-stories-you-might-have-missed-march-27#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Funding and Finance Talkin' Cloud Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:00:00 +0000 43161 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Talkin&#39; Cloud has compiled a list of cloud computing financing and venture capital stories for readers who might have missed the news earlier in the week.</p> 5 Must-Read Telecom Stories, March 27 http://talkincloud.com/telco-hub/03272015/5-must-read-telecom-stories-march-27 <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Stories gathered from Talkin' Cloud's Telco Hub database of telecom news </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Each week Talkin' Cloud compiles a list of must-read telecommunications stories for readers who are looking to stay on top of what's going on in the fast-moving telecom industry. Miss something this week? We've got it here.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/telco-hub/03272015/5-must-read-telecom-stories-march-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/telco-hub/03272015/5-must-read-telecom-stories-march-27#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Talkin' Cloud Telco Hub Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:00:00 +0000 43141 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Each week Talkin&#39; Cloud compiles a list of must-read telecommunications stories for readers who are looking to stay on top of what&#39;s going on in the fast-moving telecom industry.</p> Friday's Last Word: Mendix CEO Derek Roos http://talkincloud.com/last-word/03272015/fridays-last-word-mendix-ceo-derek-roos <div class="node-body gallery-body">Mendix CEO Derek Roos co-founded the Boston-based app platform with Derckjan Kruit in 2005. What does he do outside of the office? Find out in this profile. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/last-word/03272015/fridays-last-word-mendix-ceo-derek-roos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/last-word/03272015/fridays-last-word-mendix-ceo-derek-roos#comments Last Word Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:00:00 +0000 43171 at http://talkincloud.com Three Myths About Millennials, Busted http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-management/03262015/three-myths-about-millennials-busted <div class="field-deck"> Forget everything you thought you knew about Millennials in the workforce </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Before even stepping foot in the workplace, there was speculation about Millennials and their work habits — often translated as being less motivated and having unreasonable expectations. Contrasted with Baby Boomers and Gen Xers, a prevailing attitude was that millennial workers would be lazy and unmotivated when beginning their professional careers, tearing away at years of progress in the professional world. Yet, as Millennials have gracefully stepped into leadership roles across industries, they’ve put many of the myths about their work habits to rest.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-management/03262015/three-myths-about-millennials-busted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-management/03262015/three-myths-about-millennials-busted#comments Cloud Computing Management Silver Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:30:00 +0000 43151 at http://talkincloud.com 7 Cloud Must-Reads of the Week, March 27 http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03272015/7-cloud-must-reads-week-march-27 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Every Friday Talkin' Cloud rounds up the top cloud computing stories of the week for our online community of channel partners. Here's what you might have missed while you were at work. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03272015/7-cloud-must-reads-week-march-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03272015/7-cloud-must-reads-week-march-27#comments Cloud Computing Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:00:00 +0000 43131 at http://talkincloud.com In The Know: Top 5 Must-Read Cloud Stories, March 27 http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03272015/know-top-5-must-read-cloud-stories-march-27 <div class="field-deck"> Here's Talkin' Cloud's list of today's must-read cloud computing stories </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At the end of each day, Talkin' Cloud pulls out five must-read cloud computing stories from the news cycle for its readers to review in the morning. Today's column features IBM, SkyKick and Microsoft.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03272015/know-top-5-must-read-cloud-stories-march-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03272015/know-top-5-must-read-cloud-stories-march-27#comments Cloud Computing Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:00:00 +0000 43121 at http://talkincloud.com <p>(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)</p> Executive Spotlight: 14 Microsoft Channel Execs You Should Know http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/03262015/msft-executive-spotlight-14-microsoft-channel-execs-you-should-know <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Microsoft (MSFT) ranked fourth on last year's Talkin' Cloud 100 list of the top 100 CSPs. This Redmond, Washington-based technology giant also works closely with the channel, which is reflected by its channel team. Here's everything you need to know about 14 Microsoft executives who support the company's channel and partner programs.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/03262015/msft-executive-spotlight-14-microsoft-channel-execs-you-should-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/03262015/msft-executive-spotlight-14-microsoft-channel-execs-you-should-know#comments Cloud Channel Partner Programs Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Talkin' Cloud Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 43091 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Microsoft ranked fourth on last year&#39;s Talkin&#39; Cloud 100 list of the top 100 CSPs. This Redmond, Washington-based technology giant also works closely with the channel, which is reflected by its channel team. Here&#39;s everything you need to know about 14 Microsoft executives who support the company&#39;s channel and partner programs.</p> SkyKick Delivers Free Office 365 Support To Microsoft IUR Partners http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/03262015/skykick-delivers-free-office-365-support-microsoft-iur-partners <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Eligible partners can take advantage of SkyKick's IUR benefit until June 30 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SkyKick's Office 365 Migration Suite is now available as a free benefit within the Microsoft Internal Use Rights (IUR) program. As a result of this deal, Microsoft partners with up to 500 seats can migrate their own business to Office 365 for free using SkyKick technology. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/03262015/skykick-delivers-free-office-365-support-microsoft-iur-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/03262015/skykick-delivers-free-office-365-support-microsoft-iur-partners#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Talkin' Cloud Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:00:00 +0000 43111 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Gavriella Schuster, general manager of Microsoft&#39;s worldwide partner group.</p> IBM Falls Into Cloud Storage Pricing Line http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/03262015/ibm-falls-cloud-storage-pricing-line <div class="field-deck"> Separating the cost of expertise from the cost of the storage systems itself </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Case in point is an announcement from IBM today that the IBM SoftLayer unit is now making available Endurance and Performance options for Block Storage and File Storage for bare metal and virtual servers. IBM's SoftLayer unit is now making available Endurance and Performance options for Block Storage and File Storage for bare metal and virtual servers. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Aggregated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/03262015/ibm-falls-cloud-storage-pricing-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/03262015/ibm-falls-cloud-storage-pricing-line#comments Cloud Companies Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:00:00 +0000 43101 at http://talkincloud.com <p>IBM SoftLayer CTO Marc Jones.</p> 3 Security Categories To Improve Cloud Confidence http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/03262015/3-security-categories-improve-cloud-confidence <div class="field-deck"> New study ranks cloud in the top three repositories of sensitive corporate data </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Partners interested in helping their customers accelerate cloud journeys would do well to take the lesson from a study this week that offers clues as to where cloud security needs the most attention.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/03262015/3-security-categories-improve-cloud-confidence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/03262015/3-security-categories-improve-cloud-confidence#comments Cloud Computing Security Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:00:00 +0000 43081 at http://talkincloud.com <p>(Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)</p> In The Know: Top 5 Must-Read Cloud Stories, March 26 http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03262015/know-top-5-must-read-cloud-stories-march-26 <div class="field-deck"> Here's Talkin' Cloud's list of today's must-read cloud computing stories </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At the end of each day, Talkin' Cloud pulls out five must-read cloud computing stories from the news cycle for its readers to review in the morning. Today's column features CenturyLink, Joyent and Eric Snowden.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03262015/know-top-5-must-read-cloud-stories-march-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03262015/know-top-5-must-read-cloud-stories-march-26#comments Cloud Computing Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:00:00 +0000 43071 at http://talkincloud.com <p>(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)</p> Top 7 Challenges For Cloud Services Providers (CSPs) In 2015 http://talkincloud.com/talkin-cloud-top-100-cloud-services-providers/03252015/top-7-challenges-csps-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">What are some of the biggest challenges that cloud services providers (CSPs) could face over the next year? Here's what seven executives from Talkin' Cloud 100 companies had to say. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/talkin-cloud-top-100-cloud-services-providers/03252015/top-7-challenges-csps-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/talkin-cloud-top-100-cloud-services-providers/03252015/top-7-challenges-csps-2015#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Talkin' Cloud Talkin’ Cloud Top 100 Cloud Services Providers Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 43021 at http://talkincloud.com <p>What are some of the biggest challenges that cloud services providers could face over the next year? Here&#39;s what seven executives from Talkin&#39; Cloud 100 companies had to say.</p> CenturyLink Opens Technology Center of Excellence http://talkincloud.com/telco-hub/03252015/centurylink-opens-technology-center-excellence <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Technology Center of Excellence will serve as "the hub for innovation" </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CenturyLink has opened its Technology Center of Excellence at its corporate headquarters in Monroe, Louisiana. The center features a technology research and development lab, a network operations area and office and meeting space. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/telco-hub/03252015/centurylink-opens-technology-center-excellence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/telco-hub/03252015/centurylink-opens-technology-center-excellence#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Talkin' Cloud Telco Hub Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:00:00 +0000 43041 at http://talkincloud.com <p>CenturyLink CEO Glen F. Post III.</p> MSPmentor 501: Have You Registered For The Webcast? http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/03252015/mspmentor-501-have-you-registered-webcast <div class="field-deck"> MSPmentor 501 webcast highlights the top 100 on the MSPmentor 501 index </div> <div class="node-body article-body">MSPmentor.net will announce its 8th annual MSPmentor 501 rankings of the world’s top 501 MSPs and IT service providers on a webcast on Thursday, March 26 at 2 p.m. (ET), 11 a.m. (PT). The webcast will highlight the top 100 on the MSPmentor 501 index</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/03252015/mspmentor-501-have-you-registered-webcast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/03252015/mspmentor-501-have-you-registered-webcast#comments Cloud Computing Events Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:45:00 +0000 43061 at http://talkincloud.com <p>The MSPmentor 501 list will be available at MSPmentor.net in the evening after the March 26 webcast.</p> Joyent Unleashes Triton Cloud For Docker Containers http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03252015/joyent-unleashes-trident-cloud-docker-containers <div class="field-deck"> New container service can be invoked as either a private or public cloud </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Joyent has always made the case for running containers on physical servers; an argument it extended this week with the unfurling of a Triton Elastic Container Infrastructure cloud service for Docker containers that organizations can invoke as either a private or public cloud.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03252015/joyent-unleashes-trident-cloud-docker-containers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03252015/joyent-unleashes-trident-cloud-docker-containers#comments Cloud Computing Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:50:00 +0000 43051 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Joyent CTO Bryan Cantrill.</p> In The Know: Top 5 Must-Read Cloud Stories, March 25 http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03252015/know-top-5-must-read-cloud-stories-march-25 <div class="field-deck"> Here's Talkin' Cloud's list of today's must-read cloud computing stories </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At the end of each day, Talkin' Cloud pulls out five must-read cloud computing stories from the news cycle for its readers to review in the morning. Today's column features Cisco Systems, Kyup and Hewlett-Packard.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03252015/know-top-5-must-read-cloud-stories-march-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03252015/know-top-5-must-read-cloud-stories-march-25#comments Cloud Computing Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:30:00 +0000 43031 at http://talkincloud.com <p>(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)</p> TC 100 Profile: Claris Networks Delivers 'Worry-Free IT' http://talkincloud.com/talkin-cloud-top-100-cloud-services-providers/03242015/tc-100-profile-claris-networks-delivers-worry-free-it <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Claris Networks' CEO wants employees to "feel like they're at home" </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Claris Networks is a Knoxville, Tennessee-based CSP that ranked 51 on last year's Talkin' Cloud 100 list of the top 100 CSPs. Larry Bodie, Claris' CEO, attributed his company's success to employees who are committed to "making IT work" for customers. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/talkin-cloud-top-100-cloud-services-providers/03242015/tc-100-profile-claris-networks-delivers-worry-free-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/talkin-cloud-top-100-cloud-services-providers/03242015/tc-100-profile-claris-networks-delivers-worry-free-it#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Talkin' Cloud Talkin’ Cloud Top 100 Cloud Services Providers Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:00:00 +0000 42961 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Claris Networks CEO Larry Bodie.</p> AWS Announces Inaugural Managed Service Partners http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/03242015/aws-announces-inaugural-managed-service-partners <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> AWS approves six APN Consulting Partners for its Managed Service Partner program </div> <div class="node-body article-body">AWS has approved six AWS Partner Network Consulting Partners to join its Managed Service Partner program. The cloud services giant said each MSP to join the program possesses deep AWS knowledge and IT service management capabilities to deliver AWS's cloud managed services.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/03242015/aws-announces-inaugural-managed-service-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/03242015/aws-announces-inaugural-managed-service-partners#comments Cloud Channel Partner Programs Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Talkin' Cloud Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:00:00 +0000 43001 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Amazon Web Services Chief Evangelist Jeff Barr.</p> HP Helion Rack: Here's What You Need to Know http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/hp-helion-rack-heres-what-you-need-know <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> HP Helion Rack features IaaS and PaaS capabilities </div> <div class="node-body article-body">HP on Tuesday announced HP Helion Rack, a private cloud solution based on OpenStack and Cloud Foundry technologies integrated with HP server hardware. HP said its new private cloud solution provides channel partners with a platform for developing, designing and deploying cloud native applications. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/hp-helion-rack-heres-what-you-need-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/hp-helion-rack-heres-what-you-need-know#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Talkin' Cloud Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:00:00 +0000 42991 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Bill Hilf, HP Helion&#39;s senior vice president of product management.</p> Making The Shift To Linux Containers In The Cloud http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03242015/making-shift-linux-containers-cloud <div class="field-deck"> New services do not support containers that are emerging as an industry standard </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kyup on Tuesday announced the general availability of cloud hosting services based on Linux containers. The new services were designed to enable Kyup to run as many as 100 containers per physical server compared to 30 virtual machines and secure provisioned containers in less than five seconds.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Aggregated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03242015/making-shift-linux-containers-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03242015/making-shift-linux-containers-cloud#comments Cloud Computing Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:00:00 +0000 43011 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Kyup CEO Tenko Nikolov.</p> Cisco Introduces New Collaboration Solutions For Mobile, Office Customers http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03242015/cisco-introduces-new-collaboration-solutions-mobile-office-customers <div class="field-deck"> New solutions designed to provide simpler ways for customers to collaborate </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cisco announced three new additions to its communications portfolio to provide its customers with simpler ways to collaborate with coworkers from anywhere and on any device.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03242015/cisco-introduces-new-collaboration-solutions-mobile-office-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03242015/cisco-introduces-new-collaboration-solutions-mobile-office-customers#comments Cloud Computing Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:30:00 +0000 42981 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Cisco launches several new collaboration services for mobile and office.</p> In The Know: Top 5 Must-Read Cloud Stories, March 24 http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03242015/know-top-5-must-read-cloud-stories-march-24 <div class="field-deck"> Here's Talkin' Cloud's list of today's must-read cloud computing stories </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At the end of each day, Talkin' Cloud pulls out five must-read cloud computing stories from the news cycle for its readers to review in the morning. Today's column features Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA), International Data Corp (IDC) and Violin Memory.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03242015/know-top-5-must-read-cloud-stories-march-24" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/03242015/know-top-5-must-read-cloud-stories-march-24#comments Cloud Computing Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:45:00 +0000 42971 at http://talkincloud.com <p>(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)</p> Global Organizations Want SDN, Hybrid Cloud Solutions, Survey Shows http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/03232015/global-organizations-want-sdn-hybrid-cloud-solutions-survey-shows <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> The Open Data Center Alliance releases its fourth-annual membership survey </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new report revealed security that was the top concern among global organizations interested in cloud computing. The survey showed that more than 80 percent of respondents said they are using or plan to use hybrid cloud solutions at some point in the future. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/03232015/global-organizations-want-sdn-hybrid-cloud-solutions-survey-shows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-research/03232015/global-organizations-want-sdn-hybrid-cloud-solutions-survey-shows#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Research Talkin' Cloud Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000 42931 at http://talkincloud.com <p>A new Open Data Center Alliance survey revealed security was the top concern among global organizations interested in cloud computing.</p> Open Source Sirius Creates IPA Opportunities For Channel http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-and-open-source/03232015/open-source-sirius-creates-ipa-opportunities-channel <div class="field-deck"> Solution providers have the option to customize open source Sirius </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The creation of an open source computing system users control via voice command could generate new opportunities for service providers seeking to differentiate their offerings or develop new custom solutions. Earlier this month, engineering researchers at the University of Michigan unveiled Sirius, "an open end-to-end standalone speech and vision based IPA service similar to Apple’s Siri, Google’s Google Now, Microsoft's Cortana, and Amazon’s Echo."</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-and-open-source/03232015/open-source-sirius-creates-ipa-opportunities-channel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-and-open-source/03232015/open-source-sirius-creates-ipa-opportunities-channel#comments Cloud Computing and Open Source Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:00:00 +0000 42941 at http://talkincloud.com <p>(Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)</p> Smartphones Dominate Mobile Device Market, IDC Says http://talkincloud.com/telco-hub/03232015/smartphones-dominate-mobile-device-market-idc-says <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Smartphones controlled nearly 71 percent of the worldwide SCD market last year </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Smartphones will grow to represent the majority of total SCD shipments, according to the IDC. The technology market research firm's new forecast from its Worldwide Quarterly Smart Connected Device Tracker revealed smartphone shipments exceeded 1.3 billion last year and are expected to increase over the next few years. Here's everything you need to know.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/telco-hub/03232015/smartphones-dominate-mobile-device-market-idc-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/telco-hub/03232015/smartphones-dominate-mobile-device-market-idc-says#comments Cloud Computing Talkin' Cloud Telco Hub Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:00:00 +0000 42921 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Melissa Chau, International Data Corp&#39;s senior research manager for mobile devices.</p> Hey, Vendors, Distributors: Wake Up! http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-business-models/03232015/hey-vendors-distributors-wake <div class="field-deck"> How vendors and distributors can work more effectively with channel partners </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are two kinds of vendors and distributors in this world of IT. And both kinds differ in their approach to the market and understanding of the channel.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-business-models/03232015/hey-vendors-distributors-wake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-business-models/03232015/hey-vendors-distributors-wake#comments Cloud Computing Business Models Silver Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:30:00 +0000 42911 at http://talkincloud.com <p>(Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)</p> Violin Memory Introduces Global Program For Channel Partners http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/03232015/violin-memory-introduces-global-program-channel-partners <div class="field-deck"> New program offers channel partners a tiered membership structure </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Violin Memory is bringing its partner ecosystem new incentives and business models for improved sales capabilities by introducing a new Global Partner Program. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/03232015/violin-memory-introduces-global-program-channel-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-channel-partner-programs/03232015/violin-memory-introduces-global-program-channel-partners#comments Cloud Channel Partner Programs Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:30:00 +0000 42901 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Jeff Nollette, global vice president of Channel Sales.</p>